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(Experts who know that nations don't have to be drawn into wars unless they want to be drawn in.) "Gentleman, there are people in Washington who act as if this country must inevitably be drawn into a european war - if there is one.  Will you please explain for their benefit, that it is quite possible to remain neutral, keep entirely out of the war and retain your own as well as the world's respect, even if the war is 4000 miles nearer than the U.S." (N.Y. Fair) (Norway) (Denmark) (Sweden) (Holland) (Swiss) (The highly respected war neutrals of 1914-1918.) (McCutcheon [signature]. Copyright 1939 by Chicago Tribune.) (To Senator Rush D. Holt with the best wishes of John T. McCutcheon.)
(A condition at home that needs attention.) (Europe) (The administration) (Domestic Problems) (U.S.) (To Senator Rush D. Holt with best wishes of Messner, Rochester Times-Union)
(Among my souvenirs) (The big 1918 stack of red, white, and blue.) "Did I hear someone say: 'Take a hand'?" (I.O.U. England, France, Italy) (I.O.U. Russia, Austria) (To Senator Rush D. Holt with best wishes)
(One word neutrality.) (Hands across the sea) (1917) (Hands off across the sea) (1939)
(Squawk) "Sam's a swell friend!  Here he is protesting against me seizing his ships and tampering with his mail.  He won't even swallow my propaganda or discuss a loan any more."

15. Squawk

(Not interested) (3000 miles to Europe) (You can't keep out of it!) (British propagandist) (Our own business)
(Safer not to crawl out on a limb.) (Aid the "democracies".) (Sanctions against aggressors) (1917)  (Entangling commitments) (Neutrality)